The Chair, established to promote mathematics and science education, is situated in the School of Sciences. This Chair initiates, plans and coordinates various academic activities in the project mode.
Prof Manoharan, an eminent chemist, is the Chair Professor.
The activities include creating courses/programmes, writing books, creating multi-media material
for different levels of learning, advice on innovative methods for science education and use of technology in distance mode.
The Chair also maps out policies for national initiatives or for furthering the cause of science/mathematics education nationally/internationally. It promotes teaching, research and curricular development in the area.